Greg Byrne's Wildcat Wednesday

Claire Rietsch
Claire Rietsch


Laguna Beach, Calif.

High School:
Laguna Beach HS

Last College:



Arizona (2008-09): Played predominantly in the No. 1 doubles spot with Natasha Marks, and the pair amassed a 6-11 record.

Arizona (2007-08): Competed in the No. 2 position for the most of the spring season.

Personal: Daughter of Manfred and Connie... Has one brother, Greg and one sister, Nina... Enjoys going to the beach and watching her favorite TV show, Law and Order, when not playing tennis... Transferred from SMU in the spring of 2008. Looks forward to playing with her teammates this season.

Why Arizona? "I came to the University of Arizona because of the outstanding Athletics Program, the great team and the wonderful coaching staff."

High School: Played for Greg Weiss at Laguna Beach High School in Laguna Beach, Calif.

On Coach Ryan Stotland: "Ryan has been a great addition to the team. He brings so much energy to the court and he is passionate about our team reaching its full potential"